Alexa is a member of the hālau (Polynesian Dance school / group) based in Santa Clara called Ha'a Hula / Te Reva O' Te Manu. A hālau is a Hawaiian word meaning a school, academy, or group. She's been dancing with them for the last 3 years, but had to take a break last Fall due to her gymnastics ... VIEW POST
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With Mother's Day coming up, I wanted to share my favorite gifts and memories. As a single mom, I don't have someone planning anything "special" for me per se, which I'm totally fine with. If there's something I want to do, I'll plan it myself or with Alexa. It's all good. Honestly, I don't ... VIEW POST
Happy Easter! Since this is the first holiday on the blog, I thought it would be appropriate to take a stroll down memory lane and take a tour of how we celebrated Easter through the years 2012-2016, basically the second half of your life. Easter 2016 (10 years old) We attended Easter Sunday ... VIEW POST
Alexa had her all time personal best meet on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Flower Power Invitational hosted by Technique Gymnastics in Rancho Cordova. I was soo proud of her. I think I get more excited than she does. All gymnastics moms know (probably other sports too, but I'm a gymnastics mom ... VIEW POST
After 5 years of gymnastics competitions, we have perfected how to create the perfect gymnastics competition hair bun. We're able to create it quickly and easily and without any exposed ugly pins which is my ultimate pet peeve. I mean, how distracting! And, you don't have to do crazy things like ... VIEW POST
We got lucky this year that Modernism Week in Palm Springs happened to fall in line with Alexa's Winter Break schedule so we took the opportunity to do a road trip to Southern California with a tour of the Christopher Kennedy Compound as the finale to our weekend getaway and let's just say, it did ... VIEW POST